Thursday, 5 December 2019

Tag Archives: Christmas Day

Ex-US Marine’s planned terror attack for Christmas Day foiled

SAN FRANSCISCO: Federal agents arrested a former US Marine on Friday for allegedly plotting a Christmas attack in San Francisco inspired by the Islamic State jihadist group, according to court documents. Tow truck driver Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, was planning to target the city’s busy Pier 39 tourist spot, according ...

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Inside the Royal Family’s Very Meghan Christmas

There was a general sense of astonishment among seasoned royal journalists when an announcement was made this week that Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle had been invited to spend Christmas Day at Sandringham with the queen. It wasn’t so much the content of the briefing – “You can expect to ...

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Markle adds sparkle to British royal Christmas

LONDON: Meghan Markle is to become the first fiancee invited to spend Christmas with the British royal family – a move hailed on Thursday as a sea change in the monarchy’s traditionalist attitude. Prince Harry’s bride-to-be will join the royals at Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth II’s private estate in Norfolk, eastern ...

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Grammys 2017: Adele and Beyoncé’s big moments

Adele swept the top honors at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, but the night was shared with Beyoncé. Starts, stops, surprises and chair-dropping moments were all on tap as the two superstars each provided stellar performances. Dressed as a goddess, Beyoncé spoke the words of poet Warsan Shire, just as ...

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New post on missing student Isabel FB page but police continue search

LONDON: A post has appeared on the Facebook page of missing student Isabel Gayther claiming “am not on my way to Syria or being held hostage”. Police say they are continuing their hunt for the 21-year-old, who has not been seen since 11.30am on Christmas Eve. But a message posted on her Facebook ...

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Man charged with murder in slaying of D.C. actress

WASHINGTON DC: On Christmas Day, Tricia McCauley made a pie and prepared her signature Brussels sprouts to take to a holiday party with fellow members of the District’s theater scene. At 4:30 p.m., she posted on Facebook that she was on her way. She never showed for dinner. A frantic ...

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British man shot in head in Antigua

ANTIGUA: A British man has been shot in the head during an attempted robbery in Antigua. Christopher Tester, from Torquay, is said to be in a critical condition after he was wounded at his parents’ restaurant on Christmas Day night. Mr Tester, 37, is in an induced coma at Mount ...

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British pop superstar George Michael dies

LONDON: Pop superstar George Michael’s death at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure is being treated by police as “unexplained but not suspicious”. The 53-year-old has died peacefully at home, his family said on Sunday night. “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother ...

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